Dreidel Day received the PJ Library Author/Illustrator Incentive Award
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A sweet and playful cat encourages the reader to count to eight to celebrate Hanukkah as she spins, bounces, tumbles, hops, and more, from one to eight with her dreidels. Can you spot the hidden objects? Celebrate Hanukkah, the eight-day Festival of Lights, with Dreidel Day!
Association of Jewish Libraries
Join a playful, cuddly kitty to spin, bounce, tumble, hop, and more, from one to eight on Hanukah. Each full color spread offers a numeral, an action, a cute pose for the kitty to match the action named, and the appropriate number of dreidels to match each numeral. Each double page spread also includes a hidden surprise to count that also matches the numeral and may keep older readers and listeners interested. The author/illustrator presents a lovely palette of pastel shades of turquoise, fuchsia, lime green, purple, and orange, with a mixture of colors shading the backgrounds throughout to look like blended pastels or watercolors. Each of the 36 dreidels that symbolize the eight days of hanukkah are slightly different in their elaborate decoration, and the Hebrew letters are always correctly displayed in the order they might land when spun: paired  combinations of nun, gimmel, hey, shin. In addition to the dreidels, the Hanukkah symbols include a plate of latkes and a jar of applesauce, gelt, and, of course, a hanukkiah with candles on the page with the numeral 8. Lots of concepts to enrich language and early literacy. 
Jewish Books for Kid
Featuring a cheerful cat who loves to play dreidel, this charming counting Hanukkah board book is fun and playful. Young readers are introduced to the elements of Hanukkah as they watch the cat spin, bounce, tumble, hop, and more.
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Young kids will spin, bounce and tumble their way through Hanukkah along with a lively kitty in this delightful board book that glows like the colors of a box of holiday candles. Little ones can count out loud with each double-page spread that features one word and one number and discover the corresponding number of colorful dreidels..

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